Cheese + onion scones

I made a batch of these for a picnic recently, and they went down a treat – they’re easy to make, easy to transport, and easy to eat. As we slowly head out of the latest lockdown it’s going to be a spring full of picnics, so I suspect I’ll be making them again soon,… Continue reading Cheese + onion scones

(Not) Red Velvet Cake

Ever wondered what a) the fuss is all about with red velvet cakes or b) how the redness can possibly make a difference to the taste or overall enjoyment of the cake? Well, here are your answers – it’s a delicious moist cake that my family love, the redness doesn’t improve the taste at all,… Continue reading (Not) Red Velvet Cake

Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Winner winner chicken dinner. A little forward prep is needed with this one (to marinate the chicken), but then it’s easy peasy. Whole chicken thighs with bone in + skin on work well too, but this time around I’ve cut boneless chicken into pieces. The coleslaw is zingy and delicious and onion free for those… Continue reading Buttermilk chicken with spicy coleslaw

Soda bread

This is far and away the quickest bread to make (no long proving time!), but alas the trade off is that it doesn’t keep particularly well. That’s never been an issue in our house though as it tends to be snarfed pretty quickly, or you can always toast it. An excellent bread to make alongside… Continue reading Soda bread